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Video: the moment a building collapses in Turkey, after the earthquake


It happened in the city of Sanliurfa. The quake struck Turkey and Syria on Monday, causing hundreds of deaths.

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale shook Turkey and Syria early Monday morning.

It collapsed buildings and left more than 600 dead, according to the latest report from both countries.

Social networks have been filled, since then, in a support message center and in a network to find missing people, but also in a display of what happened during and after the earthquake.

Among the publications you can see several videos of how the ground shakes, the powerful sound of the earthquake and buildings falling.

Precisely, the latter's report was one of the ones that had the most visual impact on the networks.

Several users and news channels reported the collapse of a building in Sanliurfa, Turkey, hours after the quake.

In the videos you can see how the cars passed through the place at the moment and people ran to protect themselves.

The epicenter of the main tremor, which lasted about 30 seconds at around 4:17 local time (01:17 GMT), was the Kahramanmaras region, about 600 kilometers southeast of Ankara, at a depth of seven kilometers, the Management Presidency specified. of Disasters and Emergencies (AFAD).

The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Agency initially reported 76 deaths and at least 440 injuries in the country.

In Syria, 237 people were reported dead, in addition to some 639 wounded.

But the numbers continue to grow and more than 600 deaths have already been announced in both territories.

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7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey: entire buildings collapsed and people are reported among the rubble

Source: clarin

All news articles on 2023-02-06

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